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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court helping small companies enforce IP rights, research finds

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) has helped small businesses enforce their IP rights as well as settle disputes out of court, research commissioned by the government has found. 03 Aug 2015

Judge's Instagram ruling a 'practical solution' to problems of online anonymity, says expert

A judge's decision to allow a man experiencing alleged harassment over the internet to serve legal claims to the person accused of the activity via Instagram "appears to be a practical solution" to the issue of online anonymity, an expert has said. 26 Jun 2015

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'Broader interest of justice' can trump parties' duty of candour in judicial review cases, says Privy Council

Courts should not dismiss an application for judicial review solely on the grounds that one party has not complied with its duty to disclose all necessary facts and issues if doing so would not be in the interests of justice, one of the UK's highest courts... 19 Jun 2015

Courts given stronger powers to strike out 'fundamentally dishonest' claims, says expert

FOCUS: Courts in England and Wales now have the power to strike out personal injury claims in their entirety if the person making the claim has been fundamentally dishonest, even if parts of the claim were genuine. 17 Jun 2015

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